Trump’s victory ‘one of the biggest political upsets in history’

After a con­tentious and polar­izing pres­i­den­tial race, Repub­lican Donald J. Trump surged to vic­tory over Demo­crat Hillary Clinton in the 2016 elec­tion. Here, two polit­ical sci­ence pro­fes­sors dis­cuss the sig­nif­i­cance and impli­ca­tions of the his­toric outcome.

Recent grad on election’s front lines in battleground state of Pennsylvania

Chelsie Ouel­lette has spent the past year-​​and-​​a-​​half working for the Hillary Clinton cam­paign. From man­aging teams of cam­paign workers and training vol­un­teers, to engaging with voters and devel­oping strate­gies to reach them, all of it has been with an eye toward Tuesday—Election Day.

Professor honored for outstanding contributions to improving diversity in biomedical engineering

The Bio­med­ical Engi­neering Society Diver­sity Award, pre­sented this year to Srinivas Sridhar, Uni­ver­sity Dis­tin­guished Pro­fessor of Physics, Bio­engi­neering, and Chem­ical Engi­neering. “This award rec­og­nizes the work I’ve been doing for the past 10 years, a path moti­vated by spreading knowl­edge and breaking down bar­riers to access of knowl­edge,” he said.

Long-​​range plan objectives discussed at town hall meeting

On Wednesday, mem­bers of the North­eastern com­mu­nity heard from uni­ver­sity leaders about the long-​​range plan and dis­cussed the plan’s objec­tives, with areas of focus ranging from expanding per­son­al­ized expe­ri­en­tial edu­ca­tion to upgrading the university’s phys­ical and dig­ital infrastructure.

Connect with hiring startups at tonight’s expo

North­eastern on Tuesday will host its latest On Fire to Hire Startup Expo, where stu­dents and alumni can net­work with area star­tups hiring full-​​time employees, interns, and co-​​ops for the spring 2017 cycle. Here’s what atten­dees need to know ahead of time.